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Al Jaffee Papers, 1945-2018

Series IV: Correspondence and personal materials, circa 1970s-2017

Series IV includes correspondence with other cartoonists and fan mail. It also includes books inscribed to Al Jaffee by his colleagues. Materials related to Al Jaffee's 90th and 95th birthday parties—large events attended by many of Jaffee's colleagues in comic arts—are also included. Finally, Series IV includes a group of birthday and anniversary cards made for Joyce Jaffee by Al Jaffee, and several boxes of books inscribed to Al Jaffee.

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Box 3 Handmade cards for Joyce Jaffee, by Al Jaffee, circa 1970s-2010s


Box 3 Handmade cards for others, by Al Jaffee, circa 1990s-2010s



Box 25 Letters to Al Jaffee, 1997,1999-2014



Box 20 Art made for family members, circa 2000s



Box 15-J-14 Al and Joyce Jaffee 150th birthday signed poster, circa 2000s



Box 3 Al Jaffee birthday art from other cartoonists, 2006, 2011, 2016-2017



Box 25 Letters to Al Jaffee from other cartoonists, 2008-2013, 2016-2017



Box 21 Congratulations from other cartoonists, circa 2009



Box 20 Tributes to Al Jaffee by other cartoonists, circa 2010



Box 13 90th birthday art for Al Jaffee from other cartoonists, 2011



Box 24 Birthday wishes from your fans, 2011


Box 24 Birthday wishes from your colleagues, 2011



Box 15-J-14 "Happy Birthday, Al" signed poster, 2011



Box 24 90th birthday fan mail, 2011 March



Box 25 Fan mail, 2011-2017


Box 25 Cards and notes from other cartoonists, 2012-2014



Box 20 Proof of Republican presidential primary candidates artwork, not by Al Jaffee, circa 2016



Box 4 Signed print of MAD #1 cover concept by Harvey Kurtzman, undated



Box 37 Inscribed books, undated



Box 38 Inscribed books, undated



Box 39 Inscribed books, undated



Box 40 Inscribed books, undated